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Ethnicity is an identifier which connotes a group with a common national or cultural tradition. Some ethnicities are massive with billions of members, such as Han Chinese, and others are small clans with fewer than 100 individuals. Some countries are almost mono-ethnic, like North Korea, and others have hundreds of indigenous ethnicities, like Nigeria. Come explore the history and culture of ethnicities in this category.
Blacks were the largest ethnicity because there were still racial conflicts in America. Ummm, what do racial conflicts in america have to to do with what the largest enthnicity of soldiers who were in world war 2? And even though blacks did fight in world war 2, Italian americans were the largest …
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Briefly, in answer to your question, at census time in Canada, a multicultural society where many languages are heard on the streets, one question on the official census form usually pinpoints ethnicity of each citizen. " What was your mother's tongue ? " meaning, what was the language spoken in you…
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Groups Targeted by the Nazis JewishRromani and Sinti ('gyspy' is a racial slur) Jehovah's WitnessesProtestantsPolishTrade unionistsCatholicscommon criminalsBlacksSouth and East Asians Incurables, the handicapped and mentally illAnyone who wasn't straight.Transexuals Political opponents, such as Soc…
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Answer Argentina and Brazil have overtaken the USA in the number of cosmetic surgical procedures per capita.
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Vin Deisel's father is Black and his Mother is White/Italian.
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Answer he's half Hawaiian and half German.
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Nikola Tesla was born in Croatia. His ethnicity was Serbian. He was born in a small village called Smiljan in Croatia (Former Austrian Empire) in 10 July 1856. His father was a Serbian Orthodox priest. His mother was an inventor herself, of household appliances. Although he was educated in Euro…
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Dave Batista (or Bautista) is of Greek and Filipino-American origin. His mom is Greek (from Greece) but his dad was an American-born whos parents are Filipinos. So his grandparents are actually from the Philippines. His dad can't speak Tagalog.
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From AHD: ethnocentrism SYLLABICATION: eth·no·cen·trism PRONUNCIATION: ETH no SEN trizm NOUN: 1. Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group. 2. Overriding concern with race. OTHER FORMS: ethno·centric (-trk) —ADJECTIVE ethno·centri·cal·ly —ADVERB ethno·cen…
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If you mean the Great Depression of the 1930's I think it affected everyone. I don't think it was specific to any ethnic group or culture. However some ethnic groups may have had more risk for poverty than others so a greater proportion/amount of some ethnic groups may have been hit harder than othe…
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The antonym of ethnocentricism is cultural relativism. Or Xenocentrism.
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eth·no·cen·trism (ĕth'nō-sĕn'trĭz'əm) n. Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group. Overriding concern with race. Ethnocentrism is the tendency to look at the world primarily from the perspective of one's own culture. It is defined as the viewpoint that "one's own group i…
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Mariah Carey is multiracial. fahter was black/hispanic mother was Irish Her father is of Venezuelen decent she's black/hispanic/Irish (VL)Actually her mom is of the Irish descent but is American.And her dad is venezuelan but his ancestors are African. TA-DAM Yes most of that answer is true but…
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He is actually Puerto Rican-Argentine-Spanish American.
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Race describes biological descent. Ethnicity describes cultural heritage. ANSWER: The finish line. Ethnicity is learned, race is inherited. ______________________________________________________________________ Third opinion - Race is just an archaic version of ethnicity. Black is an ethnicity, W…
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MexicanMexican
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The modern day distribution of the "race" described as Caucasian, a term originally used to describe people originating from the region of the Caucasus Mountains, is held by some to be: The European originated population of North and South America, Europe, Australia, and countries in Asia that are n…
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39,476,759 people Population of US - approx. 311,000,000 Percent of population that is African American - 12% 311,000,000 x .12 = 37,320,000 African American US citizens
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Alexander the Great was the son of Philip II of Macedon. He was born in Pella of today's Greek prefecture of Macedonia. Carnabus established the ancient Macedonian kingdom and is the first known Macedonian king (808-778 BC). When Alexander the Great was born , Pella was and had always been part of t…
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The largest ethnic group in the US is German with over 1/3 of Americans (about 35%) having German heritage.
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Miranda Cosgrove is of Irish and Welsh decent from her father and Russian, Italian, and Armenian descent from her mother.
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Ethnocentrism is the overwhelming belief that ones ethnic or cultural group is centrally important. Racism is based on perceptions of biological differences between people. Both are extremist attitudes.
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Barack Obama's ancestry is multiracial and multicultural. His father was from Kenya and was black; his mother was from Kansas and was white. His father's ancestry was African; his mother's was Irish and English. The president is thus African-American.
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German is the largest ethnic group with about 1/3 of Americans having German heritage.
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Answer eth·no·cen·trism (ĕth'nō-sĕn'trĭz'əm) n. Belief in the superiority of one's own ethnic group. Overriding concern with race. Above retrieved from Answers.com Answer Ethnocentrism is the tendency to look at the world primarily from the perspective of one's own culture. It …
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There are approximately 2,000,000, around 3% of the population. Also a large number of mixed race Britons have sub saharan African descent.
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black,white,and Indian
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Ethnocentrism is the tendency to judge other cultures by the standards of one's own culture. Examples: A Westerner thinking that using chopsticks at every meal to eat is strange, silly, or a "stupid" way to eat An American making jokes about the Korean practice of eating dogs.
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Race and ethnicity are indeed two separate things. Race is how others may see you, and ethnicity is how you view yourself.
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Ethnocentrism is the conscious or unconscious belief that one's own culture is the one that matters most. For example, many children's dolls are fair skinned, because manufacturers often fail to consider diversity.
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Europeans: Poles, Italians, Ashkenazi Jews, Greeks, English, Roma/Gypsies Africans: Mandinka, Malagasy, Zulu, Kongo, Oromo, Kabyles Africa is very diverse, I could name six ethnic groups for each region of Africa, if not more!
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English en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quarles
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Not only is Allie diMeco Korean,she is also Caucasian, German, French, Japanese, and many other things hse doesn't know about as quoted by her in her my space video
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She is Cuban-American on her father's side and German-English on her mother's.
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Native American
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Answer May also be partiality, or partisanship
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She is from Oakland, California - United States and is of African-American descent.
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Answer He's actually multiracial. White and some sort of latin. He's mixed,he's black and white. Grady's mother Donna is white, while his father Grady Sizemore the 2 is of African-American descent.
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Delaware was first claimed by the Dutch, then the Swedish, then it was claimed by the English.The Dutch the Swedes, the English and the African Americans.
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Alyson Stoner is an actress, singer and choreographer who was born on August 11, 1993. Stoner's ethnicity is American Caucasian.
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It means that everyone is a happy family in their social group.
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Nicole Scherzinger was born in Honolulu, Hawii. Her father is filipino, and her mother is half Russian and half Hawaiian. http://ethnicelebs.com/Nicole-scherzinger Actually, Nicole is Lebanese.
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there is only one race = human race there are sevral different ethnicities however: black - African American, Caribbean and African Latino - south Americans who are a mix of native American and spanish hispanic - this can apply to south Americans and spanish/Italian people caucasian - white people …
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Ethnicity means an identification with a certain race or background. Ethnic groups are defined by country, region, and heritage.Ethnicity means in relation to things that are ethnic such as cultural ideas and traits.
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hispanicnot hispanic
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German is the largest ethnic group with about 1/3 of the population claiming German ancestry.
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Absolutely, Yes. Macedonians identified culturally and ethnically as Greeks whose ancestors migrated from Argos to the northern Greek peninsula hence the name of their royal house, the Argeads. Your ancestors came to Macedonia and the rest of Hellas and did us great harm, though we had done them no …
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Selena is Mexican and Italian American. Her father is Mexican and her mother is of Italian descent.
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Dutch-speaking Flemish and French-speaking Walloons.Well it can't be both - - In my opinion it's the Flemish. I believe they make over 60 % of the population.
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It depends on how an "ethnic group" is defined. But if use of a common first language is an adequate substitute: 1: About 175 million mainly North Africans speak some form of Arabic 2: About 45-52 million East Africans speak OROMO 3: About 25-30 million East Africans speak SOMALİ The remainder o…
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Ethnic democracy is a political system that is comprised of one major ethnic ruling party BUT remains truly democratic in that is provides civil and political rights for ALL its citizens- both the Dominant and Minority groups have equal rights including the right to be elected officials within the g…
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She is mixed with African American (through her father), Japanese (maternal grandfather), Spanish, and Afro-Dominican (maternal grandmother). She has stated that her father is also mixed with Native American and German Jewish but as it turns out, both of her father's parents and both sides of his gr…
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Jesus was neither black nor white. He came from the land modernly known as Israel, thus he was mediterranean - very tan. It is also clear that Jesus was of Jewish descent, of the tribe of Judah, descended from King David.
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The origin of race is a term that is related to different animals, such as the Human race, or a race of dogs, or cats. It is specifically related to the fundamental differences between different species. Ethnicity, or ethnic background, on the other hand is determined by the different Ideals, nation…
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YugoslavianYugoslavians are Greek orthodox and in some cases Muslim. Mike Golic being a devout Catholic is Croation. Terry Barkovic
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The people of Mohenjo-Daro had indoor toilets and sophisticated plumbing. Of course, this is ironic considering the chronic sanitation problem in India today.
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She is White/Caucasian/American. She looks like she could be Asian, but she is not. ____________________ She's not fully white. She is part Armenian which gives her an "Asian" appearance. ____________________ Actually Your Wrong Shes Italian & Filipino. Her Moms Filipino & Her Dads It…
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The difference between ethinicity and culture is that ethnicity is your background and the way of your family. While cutlure is the way you live and how you live.
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Patrick Stump is Caucasian Caucasian is not an ethnicity as it says nothing about a persons ancestral heritage, it's a racial classification. Saying some ones ethnicity is white/Caucasian would be like saying a black persons ethnicity is negroid or an east Asians ethnicity is mongoloid. It is uncl…
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He is African Canadian/Samoan his Father is Canadian and mother samoan. His father is W.W.E. Hall Of Famer "Soulman" Rocky Johnson,(real name Wade Bowles) from Amherst Nova Scotia, Canada. He was born in Hawaii but his background is Samoa. His dad is Samoan and the mum is Hawaiian..
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The second largest United States race, or ethnicity, is White, not Hispanic. The largest race in the United States are Asian, which have been the largest race since 1990.
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Hawaiian and Scottish
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Sanchez is a biracial American. He's half Italian, and half Puerto Rican. He grew up in Nyack, New York.
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It has been reported that Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas are German, Irish, Italian, and Cherokee Indian.
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Italian
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Eileen Frere is Filipino-Caucasian. Her mother was born in the Philippines. Her father was born in Canada..his side of the family is from the UK.
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Irish is the second largest ethnic group (after German) in the United States with just less than 1/3 of Americans claiming Irish ancestry.
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Danish. There are minorities of Turks, Somalis, other scandinavians and other people. 18.6% (male 52,669/female 494,228) 15-64 years 66% (male 1,817,757/female 1,792,974)
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According to fedstats.gov, the population of the US is 299,398,484. It breaks the ethnic groups by the following statistics: White: 80.1% Black: 12.8% American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.0% Asian: 4.4% Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander: 0.2% Bi- or Multi-Racial Persons: 1.6% Hispan…
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Most of the Australians are Caucasians i.e. white people, Settlers from Europe. And the original people of Australia are aboriginals (Native to Australia), dark brown skinned people, who were outnumbered by the settlers. _____________________________________________________________________ Secon…
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2 major ethnic groups include Irish and Italian.
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sudas
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Answer 1 Cultural relativism is the opposite of ethnocentrism; which states that no culture should be judged based on the standards of another. Answer 2 Cultural Relativism: The belief that the value systems of different cultures cannot be measured by the value systems of a different culture. E…
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Its Irish www.goireland.com/genealogy/family.htm?FamilyId=132 Irish surname search - O Flynn, O'Lynn
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Ethnic Compatibility is when people of the same ethnicity live in the same geographic area. Foods, businesses, social and religious organizations are often tailored to the ethnicity. The language of the mother country may be spoken there on a nominal basis as well.
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The majority of the Lange families in the U.S and Europe are of German origin. A variant of surname Lang, it is a nickname for a tall person, from Middle German "long". Now, there are the English, Dutch, Danish, Nowegian, Swedish, and Jewish Lange families that have the same meaning as the German La…
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In nursing we are taught that ethnocentrism is basically believing that your culture is superior to any other culture and when you are ethnocentric you tend to care for patients from your cultural beliefs instead of others. An example could be (not necessarily in nursing) that when a Muslim person i…
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Her father is white and her mother is black
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About 94% of the population holds French citizenship. Most of these citizens are of French ancestry, but there are also small groups of Flemings, Catalans, Germans, Armenians, Gypsies, Russians, Poles, and others. The largest resident alien groups are Algerians, Portuguese, Moroccans, Italians, Span…
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Judaism and Christianity preach very similar values and morality. The basis of both is the Ten Commandments. And you mean "ethics" not "ethnics."
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Chad is a landlocked country in Africa. In Chad there are reported to be 200 different and distinct ethnic groups. The main ethnic groups are the Sara people in the South and the Nomads in the North.
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Interactions between the Native Americans and Europeans was customarily done from ethnocentrism on both sides. Europeans had two main ways of connecting with the natives. They either treated them in an inhumane way, such as making them slaves, or simply taking their possessions, or they were treated…
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The surname Clady is a respelling of the Old French name Clade or Cladet. It generally translates to mean hurdle or fence.
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The largest super-ethnic groupings are the East Asians, then Polynesians, then Southeast Asians, then Europeans, then Africans, then Native Americans. The largest ethnic group within those are the Japanese. Hawaiians (a Polynesian people, also known as Native Hawaiians) were historically the bigges…
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While there are common views held by people regardless of their ethnicity, there are certain issues where ethnic or racial bonds are important. Political power comes from the strength in numbers. When African Americas were being denied their civil rights, they used political power to demand change.
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Ethnic culture is the culture of your ancestors or your blood line
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He is Italian & Dutch. (according to wikipedia)
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He said in an interview that he's Polish.
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The name Kadkhodayan is Iranian. However, this name is also found in the United States, India, the United Kingdom, Sweden, as well as Russia.
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The fastest growing ethnic group in Australia are Indian Australians. Indian Australians are born in Australia but of Indian descent.
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Marejka is a Jewish/Czech name
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German, Mexican, English, French, Scottish, French Jewish, Northern Irish (Scots-Irish)
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He is half Eritrean.
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Hausa-Fulani, Igbo and Yoruba
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